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Investment Operations Analyst / Sr. Investment Operations Analyst

Employer
Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation
Location
Juneau, Alaska
Salary
Investment Operations Analyst / Sr. Investment Operations Analyst
Closing date
Jul 31, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax, Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Job Details

APFC is recruiting for two Investment Operations Analysts to support expanding investment operations functions. This opportunity can be ideal for a recent graduate or experienced professional seeking to pivot their career and develop skills by supporting APFC’s mission with world-class professionals. All employees at APFC exemplify core values of Integrity, Stewardship, and Passion, and find tremendous satisfaction in being an integral part of the organization that manages over $80 billion designated to benefit current and future generations of Alaskans.

As a State of Alaska employee, you’ll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare, retirement plans, generous leave benefits and paid holidays. More information can be found https://drb.alaska.gov/ Employees at APFC enjoy a flexible work environment and consistent work life balance working 37.5 hours a week.

Key Attributes

  • Interest in and aptitude with the Investment Operations / Middle Office function
  • Fiduciary mindset with a high degree of accountability and professionalism
  • Ability to manage competing priorities effectively and thrive in a high-stakes environment
  • Willingness to take initiative, be resourceful with technology, and perform as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects for a wide audience
  • Intellectual curiosity and attention to detail

 

Principal Responsibilities                                                                                              

  • Support internal traders managing Fixed Income, Public Equity, Cash, Derivatives and FX
  • Confirm trades and work with traders and counterparties to resolve discrepancies
  • Manage post-trade exceptions to ensure timely settlement and prevent penalties
  • Work with traders and Finance department to confirm and process corporate action events
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to improve the use and integration of new and existing systems and workflows
  • Review newly-traded securities and maintain security master data
  • Perform onboarding and account maintenance tasks, collaborating with Finance and Compliance teams
  • Organize, reconcile, and map data from single or multiple systems
  • Monitor data feeds and system interfaces for exceptions and work with related department to resolve
  • Update and maintain operational documentation, procedures, and policies 
  • For Senior Analyst role, additional responsibilities include administration and configuration of investment systems.

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree or Bachelor of Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting, Finance or Management Information Systems
  • Basic understanding of financial markets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Schedule flexibility to accommodate work days that may begin as early as 5:00 a.m. 

 

  • For Senior Operations Analyst role, bachelor’s degree or Bachelor of Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting, Finance or Management Information Systems plus 1-3 years of relevant experience is required.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Blackrock Aladdin experience
  • Bloomberg experience
  • Financial or investment company experience
  • Securities operations experience
  • Data modeling and institutional reporting experience
  • Workflow automation experience

Benefits Include

  • Highly competitive salary with incentive bonus eligibility (proposed, pending legislative approval)
  • AlaskaCare employee health plan
  • Deferred Compensation Plan eligibility
  • Defined Contribution Retirement Plan with 5% employer match
  • Bloomberg Terminal
  • Flexible Work Policy, subject to approval
  • Great work-life balance

Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may be added, removed or changed at any time with or without notice.

AAP/EEO Statement

APFC provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all.  APFC follows all applicable Federal and State laws and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other class protected by law.

Recruitment Period: 

This position will be open until filled.

Company

The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (“APFC”) is the largest sovereign wealth fund in the United States, with $80 billion of assets under management. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our Alaskan constituents, the companies we invest in, and the partners with whom we work. We achieve this by partnering with extraordinary managers, prioritizing our deal flow, and providing stable, long-term flexible capital to help companies scale and grow.

Company info
Website
Telephone
907-796-1541
Location
801 West 10th Street
Juneau
AK
99811
United States

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